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Des lettres d'un autre temps...

"Letters from another time..."
French C1 dictation exercise

Lydia made a romantic discovery in her grandparents' attic...

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "fouiller", "regorger de", "une myriade de", "une malle", "poussiéreux", "endommager", "la rouille", "se désagréger", "une liasse", "la soie", "entretenir une correspondance", "le service militaire", "épistolaire".

I'll play you French speech in sections for you to transcribe

  • Start by listening to the whole piece then hit start
  • Play each section and write down what you hear
  • I'll show you correct answers after each for you to mark yourself
Start the exercise
Let me take a look at that...